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Monday, June 8, 2015

Latino Jockey who rode horse to Triple Crown DONATES his winnings to charity #hnnshnnsports

Victor Espinoza donated his Belmont Stakes winnings to charity.
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Jockey Victor Espinoza will no doubt garner fame, recognition, and a lifetime of opportunities after guiding American Pharoah to the Triple Crown, but he is not necessarily seeing an immediate fortune. That’s because the jockey decided to donate his Belmont Stakes winnings to charity.

In an article for the Louisville Courier-Journal, Steve Myrick explains that American Pharoah trainer Bob Baffert and wife Jill donated $150,000 spread equally over three charities after winning the Belmont Stakes. Myrick reports that Espinoza did likewise.

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